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An American haunting : the Bell witch : being the eye witness account of Richard Powell concerning the Bell witch haunting of Robertson County, Tennessee 1817-1821

St. Martin's Press

Author Monahan, Brent
Edition 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed
Description 199 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-199).
ISBN 0312363532 :, 9780312363536, 9780312262921 (pbk.) :
Subject Poltergeists, Ghosts
Location Main Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy
Status Available


In 1810s Tennessee an entire town battles a witch whose spirit has invaded a local family. They are the Bells and the spirit plays havoc with their lives, one moment abusing the children, the next saving their lives, nursing the mother to health, then causing the father's death. The worst is no one can figure out why?